Etymology
Advertisement

yammer (v.)

late 15c., "to lament," probably from Middle Dutch jammeren and cognate Middle English yeoumeren, "to mourn, complain," from Old English geomrian "to lament," from geomor "sorrowful," probably of imitative origin. Cognate with Old Saxon jamar "sad, sorrowful," German Jammer "lamentation, misery." Meaning "to make loud, annoying noise" is attested from 1510s. Related: Yammered; yammering.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of yammer

yammer (v.)
cry loudly, as of animals;
Synonyms: howl / wrawl / yowl
yammer (v.)
complain whiningly;
Synonyms: whine / grizzle / yawp
From wordnet.princeton.edu

Dictionary entries near yammer

yak

Yakima

yakuza

Yale

yam

yammer

yang

yank

Yank

Yankee

Yankee Doodle